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Today I asked Google Bard to produce a similar list to that produced by Chat GPT – See Spare Bandwidth.

My first prompt was:

List 50 pairs of words, comma separated, with the first word starting with S and the second word starting with B.

My second was:

the pairs of words should be in normal usage. eg “should be”, “silver bullet”. Not just randomly selected

The Bard’s response was:

I understand. Here are 50 pairs of words, comma separated, with the first word starting with S and the second word starting with B, in normal usage:

 should be, silver bullet salad bar, single bed same boat, small business sample book, snow bird sanctuary belt, soft blanket sandwich bag, solid brick sarcastic remark, social butterfly satisfaction guaranteed, soulful ballad Saturday morning, Spanish bullfight sauce bottle, sparkling beverage sausage breakfast, special bond save button, spacious bedroom saw blade, sparkling bright say goodbye, spicy burrito scandalous behavior, sporting event scarce budget, spring break scattered brain, sparkling diamond scene change, stunning view schedule book, stylish bag school bus, strong bond scientific breakthrough, stunning beauty scissors blade, sweet breath scooter bell, stunning building screen door, stylish business sea breeze, sweet butter seal skin, stylish button search engine, swimming pool season ticket, sunny day seat belt, sweet dream

There were 15 pairs of words which didn’t satisfy the criteria.

I told Google Bard this;

“there are 15 errors in this list”

It responded with:

You are right. I have found 15 errors in the list. Here is the corrected list:

 should be, silver bullet salad bar, single bed same boat, small business sample book, snow boots sanctuary belt, soft blanket sandwich bag, solid brick sarcastic remark, social butterfly satisfaction guaranteed, soulful ballad Saturday morning, Spanish bullfight sauce bottle, sparkling wine sausage breakfast, special bond save button, spacious bedroom saw blade, sparkling bright say goodbye, spicy burrito scandalous behavior, sporting event scarce budget, spring break scattered brain, sparkling diamond scene change, stunning view schedule book, stylish bag school bus, strong bond scientific breakthrough, stunning beauty scissors blade, sweet breath scooter bell, stylish building screen door, stylish business sea breeze, sweet butter seal skin, stylish button search engine, swimming pool season ticket, sunny day seat belt, sweet dream

It went on to attempt to explain.

The errors I found were:

  • “single boat” should be “same boat”
  • “snow bird” should be “snow boots”
  • “social butterfly” should be “soulful ballad”
  • “Spanish bullfight” should be “Spanish bullring”
  • “sparkling beverage” should be “sparkling wine”
  • “special bond” should be “special bond” (no error)
  • “sparkling bright” should be “sparkling diamond”
  • “spicy burrito” should be “sporting event”
  • “spring break” should be “spring break” (no error)
  • “stylish business” should be “stylish building”
  • “sweet butter” should be “stylish button”
  • “swimming pool” should be “sunny day”

I apologize for the errors in the previous list. I am still under development and learning to generate accurate and error-free text. Thank you for pointing out the errors. I will try my best to avoid making these mistakes in the future.

At the end of the response to my next prompt

“well there were 16 errors in that recent attempt”

I got

I think I need to take a break and come back to this problem later. I am getting too confused and making too many mistakes.

I didn’t bother to tell it that half of the commas were missing; there was a line break instead.

I’ve just had a read of the first list it produced. Quite entertaining actually, each one’s an SB, but there were only 34, not 50.

 sabotage balance, sacred bargain, sad beach, sail bear, salad bell, salary belt, salmon bench, same bed, sample beetle, sanctuary breakfast, sandwich breath, sarcastic bridge, satisfaction bright, Saturday bring, sauce brush, sausage bruise, save bubble, saw bucket, say buddy, scandal bug, scar building, scatter bulb, scene bundle, schedule bunny, school burden, science bush, scissors business, scooter bus, screen busy, sea butter, seal button, search butterfly, season buttonhole, seat bye.

The Smart Bard image was generated using https://deepai.org/machine-learning-model/cyberpunk-generatorfor the prompt

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17th February 2024